Tag: Gulf Coast
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Staff ReportsOctober 17, 2018
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AshBritt Environmental, a “rapid-response disaster recovery and special environmental services contractor” in Deerfield Beach, has hired Ballard Partners‘ namesake Brian Ballard and its Christina Daly Brodeur. Veteran influencer Ron Book also remains the company’s lobbyist, according to lobbying registration records accessed Wednesday. Daly Brodeur, formerly Secretary of Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice under Gov. Rick Scott, joined Ballard’s firm last month. The […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 1, 2018
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The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council approved nearly $300 million in projects to restore and protect Florida’s Gulf Coast after the BP oil spill, Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday. The Council is comprised of the five Governors from the states affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon/BP spill and several federal agencies. Congress created the council through […]

Scott PowersAugust 3, 2018
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Rick Scott is blaming his Democratic opponent Bill Nelson for the harmful algae blooms devastating Lake Okeechobee and Florida’s coasts, according to a new TV and internet commercial from Scott’s Senate campaign. “Experts agree: Washington controls the dike at Lake O, so they have to fix it. And so we wait for Washington,” the commercial declares, as CBS News footage […]


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